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The Beach Cities 101 Cruise + ADD NEW ROUTE


61   in California California12 Miles Miles

By Mr_Rusky
on May 1, 2009

3.2out of 5

6 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Begin in Oceanside and simply cruise south along the coast down to Pacific Beach through La Jolla.

Scenery

This is the same route of the 'Beach Cities 101 Cruise' you can get the route map online. Begin anywhere along this route and you will enjoy a blast from the past. It is one of the most beautiful roads in the world. There is not a bad time of year to make this ride. You'll have Pacific Ocean views the whole way as you cruise through seven Classic California Beach Communities. These Beach cities will take you from funky to sophisticated and you'll see countless Historic buildings and bridges along the highway. Check out the Del Mar Race Track.

Road Quality

Roadside Amenities

A rock solid 5 for roadside amenities as you'll be amazed at the number of sidewalk cafes, unique eateries and the classic 101 Cafe. Shopping of just about any product, including plenty of Bike Shops. Cruise to a Pier at either Oceanside or Pacific Beach if you want to enjoy the Beach.

Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather .

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By Guest
on February 20, 2010 2 out of 2 members found this review useful.

4.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2006

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

I disagree. This is a great ride for a group that is in no hurry to get anywhere fast. It's a road the the pilot can safely look around at the view and enjoy the ride without all the adrenaline. A lot of ammenities and places to visit. The weather is usually nice year round too. If you're 20 years old and just wanna go fast on the twisties, then NO this isn't your ride.

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By windsorguyone
on January 31, 2017 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 1972

Motorcycle Make Norton

Motorcycle Type Other

This is a cool route if you are new to California and would like to ride along the ocean... but no means one of the better routes in the area. Lots of stuff to do if you want to spend a full day hanging out. Expect lots of cars and people... and lots of stop and go traffic.

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By White Wolf
on June 17, 2016 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2015

Motorcycle Make Ducati Diavel

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

The OG poster saying this is one of the greatest motorcycle roads is a bit of a stretch. It's a high traffic, straight road with lots of signals that runs along the Southern California Coast... and not even through the really good scenery parts. If you've never been in California before and you find yourself in the San Diego area with only 1 day to ride a motorcycle somewhere and it's been a life long dream to ride on PCH, then, maybe, do this road. Outside of that, there's about 1,000 better places to ride.

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By Hildahl7
on December 27, 2013 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 98

Motorcycle Make Honda CBR

Motorcycle Type Sport

Good ride the beginning has very nice ocean views and so good roads, but to many stop signs at the end. Good for a slow summer ride

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By Guest
on March 28, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.5out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2006

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

This run is GREAT on the memorial day wkend and labor day wkend or any in between lots of sights and place's to stop and take a break or bed down. Have fun

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By Guest
on July 1, 2009 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

1.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2005

Motorcycle Make Honda

Motorcycle Type Sport

Nice ocean/people views, but WAAAY too much traffic and no twisties. Might be ok for a "look-at-me" cruise, but as far as actual riding goes, look elsewhere! For serious riding, consider HWY 1 at Morro Bay going north...

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